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    Lawrence River down to the U.S. Border was populated mainly by Loyalists fleeing their loss in the American War of Independence The British gave out land grants to them in this region starting in 1790. Hence, just to the south of the Guillets in Farnham, there was a good many successful farms all owned by English speaking ex-Americans and their descendants that could use extra labour in terms of servants or farm hands. Previous to 1790 the French seigniorial system apportioned land to Quebec farmers mostly on each side of the St. Lawrence River, typically 3 lots deep. Many young unmarried Quebec boys and girls, starting as young as 10 years of age, took up this opportunity and Milo 's father, aunt and uncle, were part of…

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    French Explorer and navigator Samuel de Champlain was born on August 13th, in 1574 in Brouage, France. Champlains had a mariners backgroud as thats what his family was, just before he turned 20 he began exploring North America in 1603 when he was invited on an expidition of François Gravé Du Pont, who was his uncle. Champlain also once he returened back to France wrote a book of this trek, it was the first completed story with full descriptions of the St Lawrence since Jacques Cartier's went and…

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    it was not trade with whom the French nor Cartier expected. Over the course of three voyages, Cartier managed to found a settlement which was short lived. His first voyage was his settlement on the Gaspe peninsula. In 1535, he made contact with aboriginal settlements after traveling along the St Lawrence River. However, during his settlement in this area, several crew members of Cartiers ' crew succumbed to scurvy which resulted in Cartier leaving Canada for France the next year. Several years…

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    ecosystem to Zenda Farms, which Zenda could keep on file to analyze how their efforts to protect the wildlife is going. Also, working with SUNY ESF allows for the potential of partnering with other nearby universities to help, or enter into an agreement with Zenda Farms. Zenda Farms leases the land for other farmers to use. One farmer uses the land to raise his beef cattle. There is also a local farmer who pays grazing fees for approximately 100 acres of land, and when he is not using…

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    Smith was a 442 ton, three masted barque built in New Brunswick in 1826. She was built with black birch, pine and oak held together mostly by iron bolts. In its short history, this ship had been nearly destroyed by running aground on Anticosti Island in the mouth of the St. Lawrence River in the fall of 1828. One wonders if the Moores and their new ship mates knew this! Even though it was considered a second class ship and hence a ‘better class’ than many emigrant ships, it would be having a…

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    The poem “Good Hours” by Robert Frost is a poem that alludes the feeling of solitude and loneliness to its readers. Frost himself faced a great deal of heartbreak in his time. While “Good Hours” is one of his lesser known poems, it is no doubt beautiful and artistic in the least. Much like almost all of Frost’s poems, this poem uses nature to reveal and analyze the narrator’s feelings. Renowned poet, Robert Frost, in his poem, “Good Hours”, describes a scenic walk through a village on a winter…

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    Aaron Mills

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    Malden Mills, a textile mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts, was destroyed by fire on December 11, 1995. Malden Mills was a family owned business run by the grandson of the founder, Aaron Fuerstein. The mill was the manufacturer of Polartec fabric, a high quality fabric well known for its use in outdoor apparel and sold by popular companies. Malden Mills employed over 2,400 employees and was the last major textile manufacturer in town and contributed around $100 million dollars a year into the…

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    Every Christian has wondered at some point in time what Heaven will be like. A lot of people in the World just view Heaven as a spiritual place where you meet God. Richard Mouw believes Heaven will be a renewed creation that includes an embodied existence and cultural life. In the book “When the Kings Come Marching In” Mouw talks about how society has to transform and change our ideas of how we view things in order to prepare for the Holy City. In doing so we will be ready for Heaven to come.…

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    fighting for her country. Joan wanted to show to the world that even if you didn’t know how to read, write, and have no background with the military you can still be able to do amazing things. Joan of Arc the “Maid of Orleans” has been considered to be one of the greatest saints in history. Joan of Arc is an enduring symbol of the French unity and when she was young she began to love the Catholic Church. When Joan was little her mother had instilled her a deep love for the Catholic Church and…

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    In Allen Greer’s book, Mohawk Saint, he tells the life of Catherine Tekawitha, however, his work is done quite differently compared to the hagiographies that were written by two fellow Jesuits, Claude Chauchetiere and Pierre Cholenec. Greer wants to examine not only the culture and lifestyle of the Iroquois, but also examine those that colonized the Iroquois. As Greer stated, all the information that has been recorded about Catherine has been written and described through the perspective of…

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